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Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Nigerian Navy demand more vessels to fight maritime crimes

The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibot-Ete Ekwe Ibas said that for incidences of maritime crimes including sea piracy, oil theft and pipeline vandalism to be...

Navy gets 250 boats to fight maritime crimes 

Navy gets 250 boats to fight maritime crimes 

  The Nigerian Navy has acquired 250 boats as well as other offshore patrol vessels and seaward defence boats in sustained fortification of its fleet to tackle oil...

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Navy seeks special court to try maritime crimes

  The Nigerian Navy has advocated the establishment of special court to try maritime offences, saying it was necessary to expeditiously dispense maritime cases. The...

Maritime crimes: Nigerian Navy begins ‘Exercise Yangha Mi’ 

  The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday deployed troops on board 14 platforms, including gunboats and aircraft, in a special military exercise code-named “Exercise Yangha...

Anti-piracy law will not end maritime crimes in Nigeria — Ogbeifun

Anti-piracy law will not end maritime crimes in Nigeria — Ogbeifun

The immediate past President, Ship owners Association of Nigeria (SOAN), Engr. Greg Ogbeifun, in this interview, speaks on the recent signing of the anti-piracy bill...

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Navy to train officers to fight maritime crimes 

The Nigerian Navy says it would provide additional training to officers and ratings as part of measures to stop illegalities on the nations water. The new Flag Officer...

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‘Navy can ask for powers to prosecute maritime crimes’

By John Omoaka   A maritime lawyer, Emeka Akabogu has said that the Nigerian Navy has the right to ask for powers to prosecute.  “The Navy is within its rights to...

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Maritime crimes deprive Gulf of Guinea of development, says NSA

By Patience Danjuma   The National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno has said the rate of maritime crimes on the Gulf of Guinea is depriving the region of...

Navy arrests sea robbers in Rivers

Navy begins clampdown on maritime crimes in Niger Delta 

By Godspower Edoza  The Flag Officer Commanding, Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, Rear Adm. Bello Al-hassan, says his command had deployed seven ships and...

Navy arrests sea robbers in Rivers

Octopus Grip: Navy to deploy ships, patrol boats against maritime crimes in Bayelsa, Delta

By Patience Danjuma  The Central Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy says the command would soon commence riverine and sea exercises, code-named “Octopus Grip” in...

Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas

Navy committed to fight against crude oil theft, other maritime crimes 

By Patience Danjuma  The Chief of Naval Staff (CNS), Vice Adm. Ibok Ete-Ibas says the Nigerian Navy (NN) would continue to protect the nation’s maritime domain...

Asia records 3 armed robbery attacks against ships in January

Asian maritime crimes drop by half in May

A total of six actual incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships were reported in Asia in May 2017, representing a drop of almost 50% compared to the same...